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Drupal Developer / Programmer 5
University of California, Davis, CA 2013-current

As the only full-time web developer at the company, I built several sites using the Drupal Content Management System. Additionally, I implemented a proper development workflow and source code control system where none had previously existed.

  • Site building Drupal 7 core and contributed modules.
  • Custom module development for domain-specific modules for usage in drupal 7.
  • Contributed patches to contributed modules..

Senior Programmer / Drupal Developer
Brehm Communications, Inc., Roseville, CA 2009-2013

As the only full-time web developer at the company, I built several sites using the Drupal Content Management System. Additionally, I implemented a proper development workflow and source code control system where none had previously existed.

  • Site building using Drupal 6 and Drupal 7 core and contributed modules.
  • Custom module development for domain-specific modules for usage in both Drupal 6 and 7.
  • Contributed patches to contributed modules as well as contributed and maintained the Webform Auto Field, Awkward Showcase, and the soon to be released Google Consumer Surveys modules. I also ported the Scribd field module to Drupal 7.
  • Performed data migrations from non-Drupal sites and vendor XML feeds to Drupal utilizing the Migrate and Feeds modules.
  • Custom theme development and tweaking of contributed themes.
  • Set up dev/stage/test development workflow and source code control using svn and later, git.
  • Built Drupal sites to support multiple domains using Drupal's multisite as well as Domain Access.
  • Built Drupal installation profiles.

Owner, Lead Developer
Sacramento Web Development, Sacramento, CA 2007-2009

As the sole proprietor for the company I handled all aspects of the business including sales, accounting, customer service, marketing, as well as all web development, programming, search engine optimization and search marketing services for small to medium sized businesses.

  • Developed several sites across the spectrum of industries including vehicle recycling, debt settlement, optometry, photography and niche communities, such as drummers and police officer associations.
  • Built most of the sites using the typical LAMP stack utilizing Drupal, Joomla and CakePHP Frameworks, with a little dabbling with Ruby on Rails.
  • All of my clients sites are critical to the success of their business, and many point to the web site I built for them as a key asset in their success.

Senior Web Developer, Health Net Pharmaceutical Services
Rancho Cordova, CA 1999-2007

Developed and maintenance of large corporate intranet (over 25,000 pages of information).

  • Set up and maintained Linux-based Apache web servers.
  • Streamlined process of publishing large amounts of site content.
  • Utilized PHP programming to dynamically update JavaScript site navigation based on directory contents. In two separate cases, I reduced the amount of time to update the site from several hours per week to less than five minutes per week.
  • Developed customized intranet based IT job request and tracking system with Oracle back-end for advanced management reporting capabilities.
  • Set up specially detailed statistics and reporting capabilities so management could track individual users utilizing sed/awk shell scripting as well as PHP and MySQL.

Web Development Consultant
Maxim Group, Sacramento, CA 1999

Initial setup, design and development of the corporate Intranet for Integrated Pharmaceutical Services, which would soon become Foundation Health, then Health Net Pharmaceutical Services. See description of duties above.

Broker/Dealer Special Services
Franklin Templeton Group, Rancho Cordova, CA 1996-1999

  • Initiated investigation with various departments to solve problems for top producing mutual fund brokers as a dedicated liaison.
  • Trained employees on use and support of new corporate web site.
  • Worked with a small team to develop an informational intranet site for a specialized internal department.
  • Trained employees on usage of new computer systems.
  • With no previous mutual fund industry experience or knowledge, learned all relevant information and passed the NASD Series 6 license test.

Producer
General Training Company, Rancho Cordova, CA 1995-1996

  • Wrote, produced and directed instructional videos and CD-ROMs.
  • Worked with clients to develop objectives and analyze training needs.
  • Developed and maintained the company web site.

Manager
Research Unlimited, Sacramento, CA 1989-1990

Gained leadership, responsibility, organizational and communication skills by working in a leadership position in charge of 20+ people conducting market research surveys. Managed the progress and successful completion of multiple research projects running simultaneously and reported results to top management.

EDUCATION

CONFERENCES & EXTENDED EDUCATION

  • DrupalCon San Francisco, Chicago and Denver
  • BADCamp 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • Sacramento Drupal Camp 2011 & 2012
  • 2008 - Search Marketing Expo West, Santa Clara, CA
  • 2007 - Search Engine Strategies, San Jose, CA
  • 2007 - BarCamp Sacramento, CA
  • 2007 - Developing Applications for the Java EE Platform, Exit Certified, Sacramento, CA
  • 2006 - Java Programming Language, Exit Certified, Sacramento, CA
  • 2002 - ApacheCon, Las Vegas, NV

SKILLS

  • Drupal site building, module development and theming
  • Drupal data migrations
  • General Web Development Skills such as HTML and XHTML scripting, as well as basic JavaScript scripting.
  • General Web Design Skills such as manipulation of graphics using Fireworks and CSS based design.
  • PHP Programming
  • MySQL database set-up and normalization.
  • AJAX style JavaScript using libraries such as Prototype, Scriptaculous, Mootools and JQuery.
  • Setting up and customizing (theming, custom profile pages, module installation and manipulation) Drupal 5.x and 6.x content management system.
  • Setting up and customizing (theming, custom profile pages, module installation and manipulation) Joomla 1.0 and 1.5 content management system.
  • Utilizing PHP Frameworks, such as Cake, to rapidly develop web applications using a model / view / controller architecture.
  • Linux / Unix System administration around setting up and maintaining LAMP stack.
  • Search Engine Optimization including keyword research, on-page optimization, external factors and analytics.
  • Search Engine Marketing Campaign Management including proper campaign grouping, bid management, writing ad creatives and developing targeted landing pages, analytics set-up and A/B testing.
  • Fluent on both the Mac, Linux and the PC, but prefer working on the Mac.
  • Sales and Great Customer Service!
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